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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1514

Valley Chemical Solutions

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.
Food Contact Substance: An aqueous mixture of peroxyacetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 79-21-0), hydrogen peroxide (CAS Reg. No. 7722-84-1), acetic acid (CAS Reg. No. 64-19-7), sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No. 7664-93-9), and 1-hydroxyethylidene-1,1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4)
Notifier: Valley Chemical Solutions
Manufacturer/Supplier: Valley Chemical Solutions
Intended Use: As an antimicrobial agent for use in process water and ice used in the production and preparation of poultry including processed and pre-formed poultry.
Limitations/Specifications: The components of the FCS mixture will not exceed (1) 2000 parts per million (ppm) peroxyacetic acid (PAA), 666 ppm hydrogen peroxide (HP), and 130 ppm HEDP in spray, wash, rinse, dip, chiller water, low-temperature immersion baths, scald water or other process water on poultry parts, organs, and carcasses, and (2) 230 ppm PAA, 77 ppm HP, and 14 ppm HEDP in process water, brine, or ice used for washing, rinsing, storing, or cooling processed and pre-formed poultry products.
Effective Date: May 21, 2015
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 726 kb)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)

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